Deepika Padukone is the highest paid actress in Bollywood, with the Bollywood career of 12 years and she appeared in Dozens of super hit movies, and she became the most favorite actress in Indian film industry. She was born in Copenhagen Denmark but at the very early age she moved to India with her family and they settled in Banglore.
Age, Education, and Family of Deepika Padukone
Deepika was born on January 5th, 1986 to Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukone in Denmark, and just after one year, her family moved to India where her father became a national level badminton player with an international repute. In her early years, Deepika went to “Sophia High School” for her initial education and for higher studies she went to “Mount Carmel College” for pre-university education. She had enrolled at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, but she decided to pursue her career in modeling instead as she appeared in a couple of TV ads. In the family, she had a younger sister Anisha Padukone who is a National level golfer. Deepika also attended Anupam Kher Film Academy for acting courses.
At first, Deepika had a chance to become a national level badminton player like her father but she soon realized her potential for modeling and acting. Deepika started her screen appearance from TV commercials, modeling, and she appeared in Kingfisher calenders and from there she started getting film offers from Bollywood. And finally, she made her film debut with Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006. From there she got noticed and very next year she started her Bollywood career with Farah Khan’s “Om Shanti Om” in which she played the leading role opposite Shahrukh Khan. She also appeared in many super hit movies after that and bagged many Filmfare awards under her name.
Deepika recently signed a movie XXX-Return of Xander Cage in which she played the leading role against Van Diesel and this movie was a great hit. After signing this movie she became the second Bollywood actress after Priyanka Chopra who also appeared in Hollywood and bagged many awards for this movie.
Awards & Recognitions
She has received three Filmfare awards, and also bagged different Indian national awards for her work for the society.
Social Work And Appearance
In addition to the acting, Deepika also worked for many social causes and has been a very active and influential writer in women’s health and fitness by performing on stage shows to support the Charitable organizations. She also wrote columns for Hindustan times for women’s health and lifestyle. Deepo also performed on 3rd & 6th season of Indian Premier League (IPL). In 2015 she formed an NGO Live Love Laugh Foundation to raise awareness for mental health in India
She also launched her own clothing brand Myntra in 2015.
Boyfriend/Affairs of Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone was in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor during the shooting of her movie with him “Bachna Ae Haseeno”. Indian media speculated on their engagement but Deepika denied it and stated that she doesn’t have any plans to get married for next five years. The couple broke up a year later. In 2011, a set of pictures showing Padukone kissing the actor Siddharth Mallya at an Indian Premier League match were made available on the web. This led to wide speculation in the media about the nature of their relationship which Padukone declined to talk about publicly. The following year it was reported that the couple had broken up.She has since described her relationship with her frequent co-star Ranveer Singh by saying, “When we’re with each other, we don’t need anything or anyone else”
Contacting Deepika Padukone
If you want to contact Deepika Padukone you can follow her on any of her social media profiles.
Pictures of Deepika Padukone
Here are some of her most sensational pictures.